Altitude Accelerator alum, Neptune Nanotechnologies secures $1.8 million CAD investment!

Here at Altitude, are passionate about supporting founders who are pioneering change in key industries that have the capacity to revolutionize the way we live as people. Cleantech is one of those industries. It intends to create innovative products, services, and processes with the goal of achieving superior performance at reduced costs, while minimizing or… Continue reading Altitude Accelerator alum, Neptune Nanotechnologies secures $1.8 million CAD investment!

Silicon Valley Bank – The Fallout and the Silver Lining

The failure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) flooded our attention this past week. The Twitter Run on the 18th largest bank in the US was followed by a weekend frenzy for regulators announcing they were willing to backstop all deposits over and above the initial FDIC threshold of $250K. To underscore the importance of this… Continue reading Silicon Valley Bank – The Fallout and the Silver Lining

Making Financial Modeling More Accessible for Start-Ups

For many start-ups developing a financial model is a daunting task.  Why are they necessary? How do I build one? What should it include? Geoff Simonett, Investor, Advisor, Entrepreneur-in-Residence and formerly one of the founders of GreenSky Capital, and currently the President of Pinelands Capital, joins us to tackle this challenging topic for many startups:… Continue reading Making Financial Modeling More Accessible for Start-Ups

Uncovering the Equity Crowdfunding Opportunities

In 2022, the state of global venture capital funding reached $74.5 B in Q3 of 2022, minus 34% quarter over quarter loss and the largest quarterly percentage drop in a decade according to CB Insights. This marked a 9.5% quarterly drop and 7 quarter low – with just under 8000 deals being done in Q3 2022. For… Continue reading Uncovering the Equity Crowdfunding Opportunities

SDTC invests $2.7 million into Li-Cycle

Recently, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) invested close to $3 million into Li-Cycle to help start up their pilot plant. Li-Cycle is a clean technology that focuses on the problem of the lack of recycling of lithium-ion batteries and their plant will recycle all types of lithium-ion batteries. SDTC’s support of Li-Cycle is step towards… Continue reading SDTC invests $2.7 million into Li-Cycle

How Brampton is investing in its future

Cross Border Angels and Experts is a global network that connects startups to investors, advisors and potential customers. CBA Catalysts is a new program that helps cities around the world start building an angel investor ecosystem. The program aspires to create a highly intellectual & resourceful group of community influencers CBA calls Catalysts.   Most recently,… Continue reading How Brampton is investing in its future

Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster Comes to Ontario

With the announcement of the $950 million Innovation Superclusters Initiative (ISI), Canada’s dedication to technology and innovation was clear for all to see. Last fall, over 50 applicants were narrowed down to nine bids spanning across the country. In February, the following five final superclusters were announced by the Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic… Continue reading Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster Comes to Ontario

Justwealth announces launch of Justwealth Institutional

TORONTO, Jan. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Justwealth, a leading independent Canadian robo-advisor, has announced the launch of Justwealth Institutional www.justwealth.com/jwi. Justwealth Institutional has developed targeted partnership programs that make Justwealth’s low-cost, professionally-managed ETF portfolios, efficient robo-advisor technology and investment sophistication broadly available: Financial Advisor Program: partners with Advisors & Dealers to offer investment management on… Continue reading Justwealth announces launch of Justwealth Institutional

Altitude Accelerator client Mirexus closes investment with GreenSky Accelerator Fund

GreenSky Accelerator Fund makes investment in Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc. GreenSky Principal Greg Stewart named Chairman of Mirexus Board Toronto, ON – October 8, 2015 The GreenSky Accelerator Fund I, LP (“the Fund”) is excited to announce that it has closed an investment with Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc. The Fund participated in the $4.5M syndicate alongside Barbados-based… Continue reading Altitude Accelerator client Mirexus closes investment with GreenSky Accelerator Fund

Mayor’s Innovation Roundtable highlights opportunities and challenges

Date: September 24, 2015 BRAMPTON, ON: Some of Brampton’s most forward-thinking professionals and entrepreneurs met in City Hall recently for the Innovation Roundtable hosted by Mayor Jeffrey and the Altitude Accelerator. The group discussed the challenges and opportunities in Brampton with respect to fostering investment in innovation, building partnerships, and creating the right conditions for… Continue reading Mayor’s Innovation Roundtable highlights opportunities and challenges